Almost everyone that grew up during the 1990s as a basketball fan loved the movie Space Jam, which starred NBA players such as Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and more.
Recently, there have been rumors of a sequel in the works which would star Miami Heat LeBron James with NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol’s sons set to produce it:
Broadcasting veteran Dick Ebersol‘s sons have come on board to develop the sequel to 1996 animated/live-action hit Space Jam as a starring vehicle for James, the Miami Heat Miami Heat Media Day – Miamistar who broke his nose during last night’s game against the Oklahoma City when the Thunder’s Serge Ibaka got him in the face after a dunk.
Charlie Ebersol, who already has a good relationship with the NFL through his NFL Characters Unite series on USA Network, is about ready to do the same with the NBA. He has been brought on to the produce the picture through his production company, The Company, from a script by his brother Willie Ebersol. The latter won an Emmy for the London Olympics. This is his first screenplay.
Well it was fun while it lasted. LeBron sources refute Deadline report, there's no Space Jam 2 or Warner Bros. project in works
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 22, 2014
Ebersols to Produce Space Jam 2 [Deadline]
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